JDK's ORB fails to talk utf-8 with orbit2

Bug #139054 reported by Wolfgang Glas
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Sun Java
sun-java5 (Ubuntu)
sun-java6 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I've filed a bug on SUN's bugtracker, which describes a problem I have when talking from a JAVA CORBA client to an orbit-2 server.

Basically, the JAVA client talk ISO-8859-1 on the wire instead of UTF-8 as announced by the orbit-2 server inside it's IOR. The problem is due to the uncommon encoding of the charset information inside the IOR of the orbit-2 server.

The URL of the upstream bug report is here:


Since this is a major desktop interoperability problem, please go to the SUN bugtracker and vote for this issue in order to put some pressure on SUN to fix this problem within a reasonable amount of time. Maybe someone being acquainted with debian's JAVA Team could point these guys to this issue too, so we get even more votes for fixing this problem.



Matthias Klose (doko)
Changed in sun-java5:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in sun-java6:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed
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Wolfgang Glas (wglas) wrote :

Thanks Matthias for confirming this one, please vote for this issue on SUN's bugtracker in order to get this fixed. I've collected plenty of information and pointed out a possible fix for the problem, so the guys at SUN have no reason to complain ;-)

Wolfgang Glas (wglas)
description: updated
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